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Architecture for the Poor

Fathy, Hassan
This volume describes Hassan Fathy's plan for building the village of New Gourna, near Luxor, Egypt, without the use of more modern and expensive materials such as steel and concrete.
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Architecture and Geometry in the Age of the Baroque

Hersey, George L.
The age of the baroque - a time of great strides in science and mathematics - also saw the construction of some of the world's most magnificent buildings. Hersey explores the interrelations of the two developments and how they cross-fertilised.
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Hawksmoor's London Churches: Architecture and Theology

Hawksmoor: Prey, Pierre De La R
Six remarkable churches built by Nicholas Hawksmoor from 1712 to 1731 still stand in London. This work examines these designs as a coherent whole - a single masterpiece reflecting Hawksmoor's design principles and his desire to reconnect architecturally with pure Christianity.
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Gershwin L Ann
Our oceans are becoming increasingly inhospitable to life-growing toxicity and rising temperatures coupled with overfishing have led many marine species to the brink of collapse. This book tells stories of jellyfish both attractive and deadly while illuminating many interesting and unusual facts about their behaviors and environmental adaptations.
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Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Architecture after Images

Diller: Dimendberg E
Since founding their practice in 1979, Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio have integrated architecture, urban design, media art, and the performing arts in a dazzling array of projects, which include performances, art installations, and books, in addition to buildings and public spaces. This book offers a comprehensive treatment of this studio.
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The Architecture of Michelangelo

Michelangelo: Ackerman, J
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When Buildings Speak

Alofsin, Anthony
Explores the architecture of the late Austro-Hungarian Empire and its successor states. This work shows that several different styles emerged in this milieu during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It contends that each of these styles communicates to us in a manner resembling language and its particular means of expression.
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Architecture of the Well-Tempered Environment

Banham, Reyner~
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